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2003 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.11b: National Cancer Treatment, 1999

Lung cancer death rate per 100,000 population, United States, 1999 a
     
Population group Number Rate b
Total 152,154 56.0
Age (not age adjusted)
0-17 DSU DSU
18-44 2,919 2.7
45-64 40,778 68.9
65 and over 108,448 314.0
Race
American Indian or Alaska Native 497 34.9
Asian or Pacific Islander 1,943 28.5
Asian DNC DNC
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander DNC DNC
Black or African American 15,963 65.2
White 133,751 56.0
Ethnicity
Hispanic 3,545 22.5
Non-Hispanic 148,204 58.0
Black or African American 15,834 67.0
White 129,966 58.0
Gender
Female 62,703 40.8
Male 89,451 77.0
Education (age 25 - 64)
Less than high school 10,321 49.8
High school graduate 18,813 41.0
At least some college 10,714 16.5

aMeasure is age adjusted.

b1990-based postcensal population estimates were used to calculate death rates; future reports will present rates based on intercensal population estimates for 1998 and 1999 and bridged-race population estimates for 2000 and subsequent years.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality or confidentiality.

DNC - Data system does not collect data for this population.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System - Mortality.

Table 1.11a: National Cancer Treatment, 2000 Table 1.11c: Cancer Treatment by State

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